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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Man Fatally Shot in East New York

EAST NEW YORK— A man was shot dead in East New York Sunday night, according to the NYPD. The 29-year-old man, who was identified by a police representative as Melton Barron, was fatally shot in...

One Brooklyn Health System Seeks to Improve Census Count

One Brooklyn Health System is spearheading a new initiative to increase 2020 Census engagement in its catchment area of Central and North Brooklyn, some of the most under-counted neighborhoods in an already severely under-counted...
First lady Chirlane MCCray addresses a congregation during Thrive NYC's Faith Weekend (Todd Maisel/Bklyner)

Chirlane McCray Takes Mental Health Conversation Nationwide

EAST NEW YORK — Just as a songstress belted out a high note on the ground floor of the East New York Seventh Day Adventist Church, New York City's first lady was also testifying on a much...

Bloody Night In Brooklyn: At Least 6 Shot, One Dead in 12 Hours

CENTRAL/EASTERN BROOKLYN - Six people were shot, and one died from gunshot wounds since between last night and this morning, according to police. The shootings were centered in three of the four highest crime areas...

Four Brooklyn Precincts Get Extra Cops For Summer

Beginning on Wednesday, May 22nd, cops normally assigned to desk duty hit the streets of 73rd, 75th, 79th, and 67th precincts as part of "Summer All-Out" program, Chief of Department Terrence Monahan said Wednesday. Chief...

A Teacher Transitions, And Aims To Make A Difference In Education And For Transgender...

EAST NEW YORK - When the eleventh graders at Achievement First East Brooklyn High School came to their biology class last November, their teacher had an announcement to make – something very important and...

Earth Week Focus On Safe “Bike-to-Work” In Poor Areas

BROWNSVILLE - Bicycle riders from throughout the city share the same concerns for riding safely on city streets, so this fifth annual “Bike to Work” ride that started at the still under construction Zion...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

Another Pedestrian Killed In A Hit-And-Run; Driver Abandons Car Few Blocks Away

EAST NY - A man was struck and killed by a car as he was crossing the street. The driver did not care to stay at the scene, drove away, and abandoned the car a...

FIT Makes the Brooklyn Army Terminal a Fabulous Spot For Learning

The Brooklyn Army Terminal is officially fabulous. This spring, the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York’s famed school for aspiring fashion-industry workers and entrepreneurs, is offering seven dynamic courses at the Brooklyn Army Terminal that...

Fearing Federal Funding Cuts, City Focuses On Counting All Brooklynites In The 2020 Census

BROOKLYN — Five Brooklyn neighborhoods lead the nation in underreported census tracts in 2010, and New York City officials hope they can convince all residents regardless of their status to be counted next year. At stake are...

Plan The Ultimate Active Birthday Party At Aviator Sports

Birthdays are funny things. First of all, shouldn’t some of the celebrating be devoted to the person who gave birth (yay, moms!)? And speaking of celebrating, there are so many traditions around the world! https://youtu.be/IWLGvaeDAlU And...
Jumaane Williams. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)

Jumaane Williams Is The City’s Next Public Advocate

EAST FLATBUSH — City Councilman Jumane Williams dominated in Tuesday's special election to claim the interim post as New York City's fifth public advocate. Williams, one of 17 candidates on the ballot, won 33 percent of...

It’s The Dead Of Winter – The Best Time To Tour Aviator Sports’ Summer...

One of the shocks parents experience -- certainly in Brooklyn but most likely all over – is how soon you need to start thinking about summer camp. The holidays are barely over and it’s...

Round 1: Three Candidates Will Split $2M In Public Matching Funds In The Public...

BROOKLYN - Three candidates get an early boost in the public advocate's race after the New York City Campaign Finance Board (NYCCFB) doled out close to $2 million in the first round of matching...
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